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Dec 2, 2012
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Oct 30, 2012
WASHINGTON DC – The Latinos for a Secure Retirement coalition (LSR) has Together with theNational Senior Citizen Law Center (NSCLC), LSR is calling for needed updates to the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program.
“SSI has been a critical program to low-income Latinos for the past 40 years but needs to be strengthened,” stated Jeff Cruz, Executive Director of Latinos for a Secure Retirement, a coalition of ten leading national Latino organizations. “Outdated rules have put many poor seniors in peril.”
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Feb 6, 2012
According to members of the Commission to Modernize Social Security during a national webinar held last week, politicians need to strengthen Social Security’s protections, especially for lower-income women and ethnic elders.
Jan 1, 2012
Don't miss the profile of LSR's executive director on page 7 of the Institute for Women's Policy Research recent newsletter. For more information, click on the link below.
Dec 19, 2011
Jeff Cruz, Executive Director of LSR, was featured in the "Spotlight" interview by Global Policy TV. The Spotlight is a weekly profile interview of researchers, advocates, community leaders and others who have dedicated their careers to improving our communities, our nation and the world.
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Nov 10, 2011
TALLAHASSEE (CBS4)- An increase in the Medicare age would cost Florida and its residents $789 million a year, according to a report issued Thursday by Latinos for a Secure Retirement.
Nov 10, 2011
This week, Latinos for a Secure Retirement and the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans released a new report, The High Cost to Illinois of Raising the Medicare Age, which details the effects of increasing Medicare eligibility age to 67.
Nov 10, 2011
An increase in the Medicare age would cost Florida and its residents $789 million a year, according to a report issued Thursday by Latinos for a Secure Retirement.
Nov 8, 2011
As concern grows over potential cuts to the safety net for America’s seniors, poor, and disabled, a new report by LSR shows that potential changes to Medicare will cost Illinois over $500 million in the first full year of implementation.
Oct 21, 2011
Senior citizens clad in flapping hospital johnnies and hoisting signs reading “Keep seniors covered” took the streets of downtown Boston to protest the proposed increase in the eligibility age for Medicare.
Sep 21, 2011
Los cambios y recortes al Seguro Social que se están debatiendo en Washington afectarán mayormente a la comunidad latina retirada, que cuentan con el sistema como la principal fuente de ingresos.